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Jay Van Heyde to Speak at ESOP Seminar

Published: August 23rd, 2018

By: Joseph “Jay” Van Heyde II

Shareholder Joseph “Jay” Van Heyde II and PCE partner Will Stewart will present on the topic “Should you Consider an ESOP?” on September 12 for a seminar geared towards owners in the construction industry. Wednesday, September 12, 2018 7:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Breakfast catered by Dean Mead and PCE Location Associated Builders and Contractors’ […]

Mark Holcomb Comments on Wayfair Sales Tax Case for Bloomberg Article

Dean Mead Attorney Mark Holcomb
Published: August 17th, 2018

By: Mark E. Holcomb

Mark Holcomb, an attorney in Dean Mead’s Tallahassee office, provided commentary for the article “Florida Tax Case Raises Specter of Retroactive ‘Wayfair’ Use.” The article, which appeared in the August 14, 2018 edition of Bloomberg Tax, focuses on the court filing by the Florida Attorney General’s Office regarding retroactive enforcement of the Supreme Court’s Wayfair […]

David Hathaway Quoted in Orlando Business Journal on Challenging a Will or Trust

Published: August 16th, 2018

By: David P. Hathaway

David P. Hathaway, an attorney in Dean Mead’s Orlando office and chair of the Trust and Estate Litigation Practice Group, was recently quoted in the Orlando Business Journal article “To Sue or Not to Sue.” The article spotlights some contentious factors that may be unexpected, unique or unclear but can end up in court. Hathaway’s […]

Dana M. Apfelbaum Earns Florida Bar Board Certification in Wills, Trusts and Estates Law

Published: August 15th, 2018

By: Dana M. Apfelbaum

Fort Pierce, FL — Dean, Mead, Minton & Zwemer announced today that Dana M. Apfelbaum, shareholder in the firm’s Fort Pierce office, has earned Board Certification in Wills, Trusts and Estates Law from The Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization & Education. This is a significant achievement in Apfelbaum’s legal career, as she is now […]

Lauren Detzel and David Akins Receive Top Rankings in Chambers HNW Guide 2018

Published: August 13th, 2018

By: Lauren Y. Detzel David J. Akins

Orlando, Fla. – Dean Mead announced today that Lauren Y. Detzel and David J. Akins have been ranked among the leading attorneys in Private Wealth Law by Chambers in its Chambers High Net Worth 2018 guide, which was recently released. Detzel ranks in the top tier Band 1 in Florida in the Chambers HNW Private […]

IRS Issues Proposed Regulations on Section 199A Deduction

Published: August 9th, 2018

By: Stephen R. Looney

On August 8, 2018, the IRS issued Proposed Regulations under Section 199A as enacted by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which generally provides a deduction of 20% of an owner’s allocable share of the “qualified business income” (“QBI”) from a pass-through entity (S corporation, partnership, LLC taxed as a partnership) or sole proprietorship. The […]

Florida DOR Seeks Input for TCJA Impact Analysis

Dean Mead Attorney Robert Goldman
Dean Mead Attorney Mark Holcomb
Published: August 9th, 2018

By: H. French Brown, IV Robert S. Goldman Mark E. Holcomb

The Florida Department of Revenue is currently examining the impact of the 2017 federal Tax Cuts and Jobs Act on Florida’s corporate income tax system. As part of that process, the Department is soliciting input from taxpayers regarding the effects of the TCJA. The Department’s evaluation will likely identify options for changing the Florida Corporate […]

Florida Homestead Law Seminar to be Presented by Dean Mead

Published: August 6th, 2018

By: Joseph K. Naberhaus Robert J. Naberhaus III

Dean Mead’s Estate & Succession Planning Department presents an educational seminar on A Primer on Florida Homestead Law Attorneys Robert J. Naberhaus III and Joseph K. Naberhaus will discuss the following topics: What is Florida Homestead? Restrictions on Devise Exemption from Creditors Estate Administration Issues Elective Share Issues Irrevocable Homestead Trusts Waiver of Homestead Rights […]